San Francisco, CA (written by Nancy Blair/USA Today) -- Apple kicks off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday with a 1 p.m. ET keynote event in San Francisco, which Apple traditionally uses to unveil fresh products.
USA TODAY's Ed Baig and Jefferson Graham are on the scene at the Moscone exhibition center. Follow along in TechLive for up-to-the-minute updates from the event.
Advances in mapping and photo sharing for mobile devices are expected to take center stage this year, among other announcements.
What else to expect? Don't look for a new iPhone, analysts say. Instead, expect new software and other hardware rollouts when Apple meets with 5,000 developers who create the apps and software for Apple products.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to show off "iOS 6," the latest version of the operating software that runs the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Update at 11:00 a.m.ET
The Apple Store is down, not unusual ahead of a big event. "We're busy updating ...and will be back soon," a notice says.